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Taphandles Recalls Ceramic Beer Tap Handles Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Taphandles Ceramic Beer Tap Handles
Name of Product:
Ceramic Beer Tap Handles
Hazard:
The ceramic beer tap handle can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
October 18, 2012
Units:
About 24,000
Consumer Contact

Taphandles: toll-free at (877) 855-6383 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or www.taphandles.com/recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves ceramic beer tap handles sold in 25 custom-made designs. "Taphandles Inc." and "Made in China" are engraved on the gray metal base of the tap handle.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceramic beer tap handles and contact Taphandles to receive a free replacement tap handle.

Incidents/Injuries:

None

Sold At
Taphandles sold the recalled ceramic beer tap handles directly to breweries from November 2002 to May 2006 for between $10 and $23.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-011
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